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Liquid Robotics Oil & Gas:

Autonomous Systems for Oil & Gas Applications

Introducing Liquid Robotics Oil & Gas


50/50 Joint Venture with Schlumberger

Data Services Solutions for:


Meteorology & Oceanography (METOC) Oil Spill Detection (SEEP)

Gateway Communications
Magnetometer measurements (MAG) Passive Acoustic Monitoring (PAM) Security and long distance communication

Wave Glider Disruptive Technology, Revolutionary Capabilities


Worlds 1st Wave Powered Autonomous Marine Robot No fuel, no personnel, no emissions Floating Data Center with computing, communications, sensors & navigation Long duration (up to a year) or station keeping Persistent communications & surveillance

How it Works

3 U.S. and 9 foreign patents issued. 20 U.S. Provisional applications, 42 foreign applications.

Revolutionary Capabilities
Dramatic Cost Savings
10X cost savings

Risk Mitigation
Operates without support ships or crew

Wave Energy Propulsion Enables Long Duration


Capable of operating independently for up to a year

Real Time Data Services


Persistent communications with access from any secure connection

Autonomous Operation w/ Remote Re-tasking


Increased operational efficiencies and mission predictability

High Performance Computing at Sea


Open cloud system
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Data Gateway
Subsea Communications with Subsea equipment
Acoustic Modem <> Iridium Satellite Data link from subsea sensors to surface, onwards via cellular, radio link, or satellite link

Link to one or many bottom systems


Link to underwater vehicles

Depths to 5000m+

Seep/Spill Detection SEEP CLUB


Baseline field seep detection and mapping (natural seeps), low-cost life of field environmental, CO2 sequestration monitoring

Regional Baselines Natural Oil Seeps Pre-development assessment Event Related On-Call Surface Sheen Tracking

Dispersed Oil, Seeps


Wastewater, Turbidity

METOC
Weather: Wind Direction (WDIR) Wind Speed (WSPD) Wind Gust (GST) Atmospheric Pressure (PRES) Pressure Tendency (PTDY) Air Temperature (ATMP) Wind Chill (CHILL) Wave Height (WVHT) Dominant Wave Period (DPD) Mean Wave Direction (MWD) Direction (ADCP) Speed Configurable bins to ~100m depth Surface Water Temperature (WTMP)

Waves:

Currents:

MetOcean
Waves, Currents, and Surface Weather

Heavy Weather U.S. West Coast

22ft seas and 50kt winds at Alaska/Canadian Border Heavy Weather over 7 Days Part of a 3,500+ nm tour of the West Coast of the U.S.

Oil & Gas - BP


Challenge
Managing $ Billions in environmental liability Evaluate impacts on water quality and aquatic life Manage spill response efforts

Solution
4 Wave Gliders for 6 months in the Gulf of Mexico with weather and environmental sensors Hydrophones to detect and record marine mammals

"These vehicles will provide us a steady stream of data about water quality and should significantly increase the available data for ongoing research activity.
Mike Utsler, COO Gulf Coast Restoration Organization

Results
7X mission cost reduction 8,669 nautical miles traveled 9,500 Wave Glider hours at sea Over 2.3M ocean data points

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Research - NOAA PMEL


The Wave Glider gives us a unique tool to bring down the costs of observations and sample regions of the ocean that are rarely or never visited by research vessels.
Christian Meinig, Lead Engineer

Challenge
Climate change driving scientific interest in the Arctic Insufficient observational data to model sea ice behavior
Photo Credit: Dr. Richard Feely, NOAA/PMEL

Solution
Two Wave Gliders collect temperature data in the Beaufort Sea for 55 days during the summer of 2011

Results
Unprecedented quantity of data to support Arctic modeling Wave Glider proven effective in harsh ocean environments
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PacX Challenge - Setting World Records Every Day

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Thank you!
Suneil Thomas
VP of Strategic Partnerships suneil.thomas@liquidr.com

2012 Liquid Robotics, Inc. 1329 Moffett Park Drive, Sunnyvale, CA 94089, USA. All Rights Reserved. COMPANY CONFIDENTIAL